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Telit Unwraps Second Positioning Module Based on MediaTek’s Single Chip SoC Technology

JUPITER SL871New Delhi: Telit Wireless Solutions, a global provider of high-quality machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions, products and services, today proclaimed the market introduction of Jupiter SL871.  The novel module, which is founded on MediaTek’s low-power MT3333 core, facilitates multi-constellation tracking. The SL871 is the ideal solution for battery-life sensitive GNSS applications that do not need Dead Reckoning, TRAIM and support of communication ports like USB or CAN bus.  The recently presented companion SL869 V2 module provides these sophisticated features.

The SL871 can track GPS + Galileo and GLONASS (or GPS + Galileo and Compass\Beidou depending on the SW onboard) constellations, while simultaneously providing the positioning data through standard UART. It features an ultra-sensitive RF front-end that empowers multi-GNSS indoor fix, fast fix and navigation in challenging outdoor scenarios such as dense urban areas.

MediaTekThe Jupiter SL871 also supports ephemeris file injection (A-GPS) as well as Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS) to increase position accuracy. Its onboard software engine is able to locally predict ephemeris three days in advance starting from ephemeris data broadcast by GNSS satellites received by the module and stored in the internal Flash memory. In addition, advanced power modes and AGPS help in finding the best balance between accuracy and power consumption, significantly snowballing the battery life.

When designing position-aware, connected devices, developers can benefit considerably from the seamless integration between Telit’s cellular modules and the Jupiter SL871. Bundling these cellular and positioning modules significantly lessens development complexity without further adding costs. Multi-GNSS modules applied together with the company’s eCall / ERA-GLONASS compliant cellular modules can, as a case in point, provides ready-to-use emergency automotive tracking solutions for the European and Russian markets.

“MediaTek is extremely pleased to partner with Telit on its latest generation multi-GNSS Jupiter positioning solution,” alleged SR Tsai, general manager of MediaTek’s Wireless Connectivity and Networking business unit. Rhetoricising further that – “MediaTek’s multi-constellation location technology has been widely proven globally. The MT3333 single-chip SoC enables industry leading levels of performance and integration, together with the lowest power consumption, and is ideal for deployment across multiple product segments.”    

“The Jupiter SL871 was designed to help developers looking for a quick and painless design-in experience creating geo-location aware products, particularly battery-powered ones,” held Taneli Tuurnala, Vice President and Head of GNSS Division at Telit Wireless Solutions. Supplementing that -“This exceptional and easy-to-use receiver module extends our partnership with MediaTek and will accelerate our global engagement with vertical application areas such as fleet management systems, GNSS-assisted road tolling, wearable technology, in-car navigation, telematics, personal monitors, to name a few.”

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